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Honour The Ancestors. Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire, England.

By UrbaneMagick





Avebury Stone Circle, recently voted second best of all of the UNESCO Heritage sites in the world
Avebury dominates & pervades the whole village of Avebury, please check out the two minute video to see the scale of it.

Not far from West Kennet Long Barrow & Silbury Hill, indeed their is an avenue /procession from West Kennet Long Barrow to Avebury.

Off to bed now, stayed up too late to upload this..will be shattered at work tomorrow .

Gareth Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Stonehenge Britain Avebury Druids Stone circles Landscape and travel Pagans Ancient britain

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Comments


Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 12:21AM
Really like this with the colours
has atmosphere with the mist going through
Lillian

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widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
12 Feb 2013 12:28AM
Really good Gareth lovely sunset shades and the mist is perfect great capture Wink

Rod
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 12:47AM
Superb shot Gareth, fabulous colours and composition like this a lot

Hugh
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 1:01AM
Like the mood and colours.
Matt
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
12 Feb 2013 3:42AM
This is a lovely photo of this great place Gareth !
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 8:13AM
Beautiful, really atmospheric shot, love it.
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
12 Feb 2013 8:25AM
Lovely shades,great imageSmile
NettaSmile
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 8:29AM
A lovely atmospheric image Gareth
Jim
Meheecho 4 275 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 9:24AM
This is a cracking image full of rich colour and light--I like this a lot
Steve
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
12 Feb 2013 10:03AM
Shades of the past, Gareth. Very atmospheric.

Dave
12 Feb 2013 12:56PM
Looks great in these superb fiery tones. Do like this a lot, Gareth - and I enjoyed the slideshow too SmileSmile

Lavina
LV426 7 7 4 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 1:12PM
Hmm, red works like a charm here.
It warms the image up a bit and so lovely ages it down as well.
Just like the original it keeps all of it's depth and atmosphere.
Well done my friend.

Have you been to Wayland's Smithy yet, it's not far from avebury?
Tarek
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 1:25PM
Nice,really nice....love this Gareth, you're getting better and better Smile
12 Feb 2013 4:27PM
Stunning work--------MilkyWink
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
12 Feb 2013 4:40PM
Well done Gareth. You have poured some real mood and atmosphere into this shot of the stones. Excellent.
Ron
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 4:51PM
thankyou for the comments & / or votes folks... hope dhtis would go down ok..I have it on screen saver Smile

Hi Tarek, I haven;t been to Wayland Smithy, but intend ot have an explore around the whole area it's a special place isn't it!!
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
12 Feb 2013 5:40PM
Great atmospheric capture, Gareth.
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 6:16PM
Thankyou nezih.

GarethSmile
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 8:23PM
An excellent shot Gareth. Love the colour and mists. I took my children there when they were youngsters, the youngest is now 45 so its a long time ago. I enjoyed the video.
Ray
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 9:22PM
Hi Ray,
really appreciate your comments Smile
I imagine it had an even stronger presence then.
I'm 45 in May, and my father has been telling me about it for years as he was based near there...he's 74 this year!

Thankyuo again,

Gareth Smile
12 Feb 2013 10:56PM
A very atmospheric picture.
Effrossini
mossy 3 46 1 England
12 Feb 2013 11:19PM
Can only echo wahts been said , a place i would love to visit.
HELANA 6 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 11:20PM
Great atmospheric shot Gareth, bautiful colours and very well composed,
ElenaSmileSmile
Franko59 5 3 2 England
13 Feb 2013 9:40PM
Cracking image Gareth!!,,,regards Ian
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 10:11PM
Thankyou Ian ..best I;ve done with a photo on here thus far!!

Gareth Smile
Tibetan 4 3 England
15 Feb 2013 8:04AM
You have created an atmosphere that tells it's own story, a story of time down through the ages of human endeavor to understand their lives and their surroundings, to be a part of Mother Earth that from whence they came only to return again. Excellent work excellent result of your talent Gareth, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
15 Feb 2013 10:36PM
A stunning image Gareth,well done..Lin
carper123 Plus
5 941 8 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2013 7:35PM
Stunning, Gareth, quite superb, so sorry i have not commented on your images lately, had a quick look at your recent and older work, you have come on in leaps and bounds with your work, great stuff my friend.
Your mate.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2013 8:51PM
Hey Darryl,
thanks my mate, very much appreciated!!
..Hope your'e good, I'm same, Lorna on her nine days off now, so will get to come back on here & vote / comment when she ges back to work on Wednesday Smile

Hope all is good with you my mateey.

Gareth -)
22 Feb 2013 11:55AM
Mystic, a fantastic shot.
Rick
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 5:13PM
Thankyou Rick.
My favourite photo of mine to date Smile
meniko 5 Cyprus
23 Feb 2013 1:18PM
hi Gareth,
its kinda "unreal" - love the atmosphere !
leads one to start dreaming Wink
meniko
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 6:28PM
Thankyou Meniko Smile
avacreates 5 448 1 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 2:59AM
WOW! just spectacular! worthwhile user awards - I just gave mine away to Source.
Hope all is well.
AVA
Do you know what happened to Tibetan???
I've almost completed my work load and will be freeeee Smile
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 5:30PM
Hi Ava,
all good here Ava thankyou family all good fun ..hope you & yours are goodSmile

Leon (Tibetan) has been getting more grief from Mossyoak apparently, so has left for the noo ...sadly :-(

I'lll tell him you;ve been asking after him Ava.

Be good to see you back here , though I also have been off of here for a bit, purely through no photographs to upload at present.

I go to Stonehenge for teh Spring Equinox this coming month & then on May 15th, King Arthur is at the supreme(?) appeals court in London & all Druids & Pagans are gathering there in support..in robes & garments.....so I'm joining them..ahould get some very interesting photos!!!

Gareth :=-)

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